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New Superintendents Institute 2018-2019

The New Superintendents Institute is a professional development program consisting of four sessions throughout the year specifically for first year superintendents or those superintendents new to New York State. The program is tailored to making the transition to the superintendency successful. Participants may opt to attend individual sessions or all workshops. Topics throughout the series include, but are not limited to: developing superintendent/school board relationships, finance and budget development, the superintendent's role as district advocate, and leadership responsibilities and ethics. Workshops include small roundtable discussions with veteran superintendents.

The first workshop, the New Superintendents Orientation, is held in early August, prior to the start of the school year, and offers an introduction to The Council, LEAF, Inc. and the New York State Education Department. The New Superintendents Institute continues with sessions in September, November, and March. The September and March workshops are planned to coincide with The Council's annual conferences to help reduce additional time out of district. 

 

August 2-3, 2018 / Orientation / REGISTER TODAY!

August 2 (10 am – 5pm), August 3 (8 am – 3:30 pm)

Renaissance Hotel, downtown Albany

During this two-day orientation, learn about Council services and programs, meet with NYSED, and discuss advocacy, building your leadership, leading facilities management, fiscal leadership, the board evaluation process and ethics.

Cost: $289 for Council members; $329 non-members. Includes breakfast, 2 lunches, breaks, reception and materials.
Hotel: There is a room block reserved at the Renaissance Hotel for August 2, 2018 at the rate of $189 per night. Reservations can be made at Renaissance Hotel/New Superintendents Orientation.

 

 

September 23 & 25, 2018 / REGISTER TODAY!

September 23 (8:30 am – 12:30 pm)

September 25 (7:30 – 8:30 am)

Hilton Hotel, Saratoga Springs

During this half-day session on September 23, prior to the opening of the 2018 Fall Leadership Summit, meet with colleagues to discuss the superintendent’s role in career and technical education, and working with your school board during challenging times. Roundtable discussions with veteran superintendents on topics important to new superintendents are also included. Join us on September 25 for a breakfast meeting with Commissioner of Education MaryEllen Elia to discuss critical issues for new superintendents.

Cost: $129 for Council members; $159 for non-members. Includes breakfast, lunch and materials.
Hotel: Learn more about hotel options HERE

 

November 1-2, 2018 / REGISTER TODAY!

November 1 (10 am – 4 pm), November 2 (9 am – 3pm)
Embassy Suites, Saratoga Springs

This two-day session includes discussions on communications, labor relations & negotiations, school safety considerations, budgeting and long-range planning, special education and renegotiating your contract.
Cost: $289 for Council members; $329 non-members. Includes breakfast, 2 lunches, breaks, and materials.
Hotel: There is a room block reserved at the Embassy Suites for October 31 and November 1 at the rate of $149 per night. Reservations can be made Embassy Suites /November New Superintendents.

 

March 3 & 5, 2019 / REGISTER TODAY!

March 3 (8:30 am -12:30 pm), March 5 (7:30 -8:30 am)
Hilton Hotel, downtown Albany

During this half-day session on March 3, prior to the opening of the 2019 Winter Institute & Lobby Day, meet with colleagues to discuss your district’s culture, diversity and inclusivity; and learn about finance and tax cap issues. Join us on March 5 for a breakfast meeting with Commissioner of Education MaryEllen Elia to discuss critical issues for new superintendents.
Cost: $129 for Council members; $159 for non-members. Includes breakfast, lunch and materials.
Hotel: Hotel Information available late Fall 2018.

Questions? Contact Vren Banks, Assistant Director at 518/694-4875 or vren@nyscoss.org.

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